Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Coral Sea, 42 km northeast of Port-Olry, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, on 2016-05-28 10:22:05 +11:00
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 176 km depth
28 May 00:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 56 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2016-05-28 10:22:05 +11:00
Depth: 176.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.7811°S / 167.3493°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: Gaua (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) NE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNE of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSW of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) N of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) NNW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
482 km (299 mi) SSE of Lata (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands) (pop: 553) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) WNW of Maewo Island (pop: 3,570) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) N of Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.4||176 km||- 43km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu||USGS|
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